Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Tim Davis (district 1),Ronnie Ekdahl, (Sgt. At Arms), Candace Benzinger (district 1), Kenny Sprague (district 1), Gayle Ruhl (Treasurer) ,Brent Jackson (Sub-Chief),Frank Cloutier (District #3/At-Large), Chief , Michelle Colwell (Secretary), Lindy Hunt (district 1),Amanda Oldman (district 1), Diana Grundahl (Tribal Chaplain) , Ron Nelson (district 2)

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Job Hotline
Employment Center

SECR Summer Concert Series Help Needed!
Published: 4/24/2017 2:00:00 PM - Public Relations

Seasonal employment opportunities. Positions starting as early as May 24, 2017 through September 14, 2017. Positions will be hired to work the outdoor concerts at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort.
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Tai Chi at Andahwod - Thursdays in April and May
Published: 4/24/2017 8:00:00 AM - Andahwod Senior Care

Tai Chi classes will be offered at andahwod wellness lodge Thursdays in April and May! Classes start at 1pm - 2pm. Free for SCIT Elders! Class fee is $6.00 per person.
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Live Webcast: Drug abuse and addiction is a complex phenomenon
Published: 4/20/2017 9:00:00 AM - Behavioral Health

Donald R. Vereen, Jr., M.D., M.P.H. has prepared a presentation to cover a comprehensive set of topics - mainly a review of the science of what is known about drug and alcohol abuse and addiction in general, all of which applies to opioid addiction. The Webcast Starts April 20th, at 2pm.
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SCIT Housing Webcast - "Eat That Frog"
Published: 4/19/2017 9:00:00 AM - Housing Dept.

On April 20th at 12 pm. there will be a live webcast Hosted by Sherrill Kennedy Credit Homebuyer Counselor/Loan Specialist.
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Earth Day - Today at Noon!
Published: 4/13/2017 9:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Friday, April 14, 2017
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Gary Sprague
Published: 4/10/2017 11:00:00 AM - Final Journey

Funeral Services for Gary will be held at the Tribal Gym on Wednesday, April 12, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Robert Pego officiating.
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Theresa Jane Falcon
Published: 4/7/2017 10:00:00 AM - Final Journey

Funeral service will be held on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Chippewa Indian United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends at Rowley Funeral Home on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Monday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church.
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SELC Electric Transformer
Published: 4/7/2017 9:00:00 AM - Public Relations

Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's Saganing Eagles Landing takes delivery of its first ever "Electrical Transformer.”
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Martin "Marty" Bills
Published: 4/7/2017 9:00:00 AM - Final Journey

Martin “Marty” Jay Bills, 37, of Gladwin, Michigan passed away suddenly at his home on Thursday, March 23, 2017.
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Spring Feast - April 6, 2017 at 6PM
Published: 4/4/2017 11:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

The Spring Feast will take place at 7th Generation on April 6th at 6PM.
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Spring Feast
Thursday, April 6th
5:30 pm – 8 pm
Anishinaabemowin Sacred Fire Lunch
Thursday, April 13th & Thursday, April 27th
12 pm – 1 pm
SCTC Community Education Business Workshop
Wednesday, April 19th
12 pm – 1:20 pm
Tribal Community Activities April 2017
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  • Revenue Sharing

  • As of May 14, 2014, The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has distributed $225,428,719.54 to local businesses and schools. (-More-)
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